Israel condemns shooting at U.S. Holocaust Museum in D.C.

From the BNO Newsroom.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Israel has condemned the shooting at the U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. on Wednesday.

"We are shocked and saddened by today's shooting incident at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington," Jonathan Peled, who is a spokesman for the Israeli Embassy in D.C., told BNO News. "The Embassy of Israel condemns this attack and is closely following the situation," Peled added.

Jerusalem Mayor Barkat said he was "disheartened" by the attack.

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